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A New Site for Local Festival Information
Celebrating a “journalistic showcase” of Milwaukee’s many street festivals.
Photo courtesy of Jesus Diaz  Jabril Faraj wore a light pink shirt under a suit jacket as he talked about his vision. He had an idea to bring Milwaukeeans and tourists an all-inclusive website dedicated to Milwaukee’s street festivals. It would be the first interactive website to house all of the festivities (and in a more hip way than just black and white text). About.com is the only other organization meagerly attempting this, and with plain text alone. ...
Aimee Robinson
Morning Links for April 24, 2014
The TIME 100, Pope Francis' personal calls and a Porta Potty with its own mind.
Our Morning Links is never the same. Not ever. Check out these five must-read news items on this cloudy Thursday morning: TIME magazine has released its list of the most influential people. It’s what they call the TIME 100. Look closely. You may see a familiar name. Would that be Gov. Scott Walker? A portable toilet with a mind of its own. Check out this video of a Porta Potty ...
Ann Christenson
Morning Links for April 23, 2014
Third Ward fires, Google's Vintage Street Views and the President's trip to Asia.
Here's a fresh batch of Morning Links to start out your Wednesday morn.  Fire trucks, police cars and mounted police officers blocked traffic as an underground fire threatened the Third Ward on Tuesday afternoon. Fire Department assistant chief says a buildup of methane or hydrogen sulfide could be the cause. A new feature on Google Street ...
Aimee Robinson
Morning Links for April 22, 2014
What do Brett Hulsey and 96,000 pounds of hot dogs have in common?
Answer: They're both stars of this morning's links! Read on. University of Alabama has voted to finally integrate its Greek system and in other news it is still 2014. The New York Times has unveiled its election-forecasting machine. Mislabeled cheese dogs have caused a recall of 96,000 pounds of the Oscar Meyer wieners. Harley-Davidson's earnings are up a hog-wild 22 ...
Claire Hanan
Study Finds that Lukewarm Dads Are the Worst
Better to be harsh and involved than distant.
We learn how to be parents from our own mom and pop, right? Not exactly. A new study from a researcher at UW-Madison found a much more complex relationship between how men perceive the involvement of their fathers and their own parenting style – whether in the categories of "verbal stimulation" (such as reading a story), basic care-giving (such as changing a diaper) or physical play (such as giving a piggyback ride). Cristina Diaz's paper, which used data on ...
Matt Hrodey
Morning Links for April 18, 2014
Tom Petri, David Axelrod and an Everest disaster.
 Here's what we're reading this morning. U.S. Rep. Tom Petri reminisces on his 35 years in Congress and calls the controversy over owning stock in Oshkosh Corp. a "red herring." The Post Crescent reports. According to the State Journal, a Madison-area teacher who viewed pornographic images at school will keep his teaching license, the state Department of Public ...
Matt Hrodey
 
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A New Site for Local Festival Information
Celebrating a “journalistic showcase” of Milwaukee’s many street festivals.
Aimee Robinson | 4/24/2014
Morning Links for April 24, 2014
The TIME 100, Pope Francis' personal calls and a Porta Potty with its own mind.
Ann Christenson | 4/24/2014
Morning Links for April 23, 2014
Third Ward fires, Google's Vintage Street Views and the President's trip to Asia.
Aimee Robinson | 4/23/2014
Morning Links for April 22, 2014
What do Brett Hulsey and 96,000 pounds of hot dogs have in common?
Claire Hanan | 4/22/2014
Study Finds that Lukewarm Dads Are the Worst
Better to be harsh and involved than distant.
Matt Hrodey | 4/21/2014
Morning Links for April 18, 2014
Tom Petri, David Axelrod and an Everest disaster.
Matt Hrodey | 4/18/2014
Morning Links for April 17, 2014
Tainted drinking water, a "Mrs. Doubtfire" sequel, and ooey-gooey Cadbury Eggs!
Ann Christenson | 4/17/2014
Morning Links for April 16, 2014
The latest on toy claw machines, letters to suspects and upcoming “blood” moons.
Aimee Robinson | 4/16/2014
What We Learned From Stingl's Sexy E-Book Column
But were afraid to ask.
Matt Hrodey | 4/15/2014
Morning Links for April 15, 2014
News from the Guv, dwindling college enrollment and the "blood" moon.
Claire Hanan | 4/15/2014
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Abby Callard

Abby Callard was an assistant editor at Milwaukee Magazine from 2012-2014. Her journalistic pursuits have seen her covering the Hispanic community in mid-Missouri, politics in Washington, D.C., art and culture for Smithsonian magazine, the social enterprise space in India and health care in Chicago. Abby has a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.

Claire Hanan
Assistant Editor
Claire Hanan’s writing has appeared in FutureClaw Magazine, MSN.com (UK), Mizzou Magazine, and Vox magazine. She attended the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism and New York University’s Summer Publishing Institute. She enjoys writing about fashion and books, and joined Milwaukee Magazine as an assistant editor in 2012. 

Matt Hrodey
Associate Editor
Matt has written for Milwaukee Magazine since 2006, when he was a lowly intern. Since then, he’s held the posts of assistant news editor and, most recently, associate editor. He’s lived in South Carolina, Tennessee, Connecticut, Iowa, and Indiana but mostly in Wisconsin. He wants to do more fishing but has a hard time finding worms. He lives in Riverwest, where he was robbed once at gunpoint. For the magazine, Matt has written about city government, schools, neo-Nazi’s and real estate. If you have a news tip, call him at 414-287-4316.
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